Former Kagoma MP Godfrey Taire Idhwege dead, Uganda police mourns him


Former Member of Parliament for Kagoma Constituency in Jinja District, Godfrey Taire Idhwege is dead. Commissioner of Police Idhwege who served in the sixth Parliament from 1996 to 2001, died on Friday afternoon at St. Francis Hospital in Nsambya, according to police. “The Inspector General of Police with deep sorrow regrets to announce the untimely death of Commissioner of Police Godfrey Taire Idhwege, who passed on Friday afternoon at St. Francis Hospital in Nsambya. We do extend our heartfelt sympathises to the immediate family members, and the entire police fraternity,”…

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Mbale Youth leaders demonstrate over delayed city status


Police in Mbale District have  today arrested 11 youth leaders who were participating in demonstration to protest a Cabinet decision to postpone the elevation of Mbale Municipality to city status until 2021. Mbale was among the 15 cities that were recently approved as regional cities but it was not included in the first lot of cities that will be elevated to city status by 2020. Municipal council that will become cities by 2020 are Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal and Mbarara. The detained youth leaders are; Mr Yassin Kawanguzi, the…

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British Prime Minister announces resignation


British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to convince MPs to support her Brexit deal. “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit,” May said in a statement outside her Downing Street residence. The move follows a mutiny in the cabinet and the Conservative Party over her Brexit strategy. May was meeting the head of the governing party committee in charge of leadership…

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UTB injects sh96m in Martyrs Day celebrations


KAMPALA – For years, June 3, has attracted throngs of faithful and tourism enthusiasts to pay homage to the 45 Uganda Martyrs that laid their lives for the sake of Christianity. Experts argue that with the sites of the execution of the 23 Anglican and 22 Catholic Martyrs revered internationally, kin attention should be paid to their development to boost religious tourism. Daniel Kiribwije, an export trade specialist advises that all energies should not only be concentrated on June 3. He suggests that the country can make much more money…

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Kampala Parents School enrolls Fresh Kid aka. Ssenyonjo Patrick


Patrick Ssenyonjo, popularly known as Fresh Kid was on Thursday officially enrolled at Kampala Parents School for studies. Fresh Kid who is a former pupil of St Agnes Primary School in Kawanda, joined Kampala Parents School after receiving a scholarship from the Ruparelia Foundation. The school administration set conditions for his stay at the school as his parents and school administrators signed a memorandum of understanding. Speaking during the signing of MOU at the school in Kampala, the director Ms Daphine Kato said that fresh Kid has to attend classes…

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Magnificent Kingdom Kampala mall officially opens


On Sunday 19,May 2019,it was pomp and glamour as another magnificent property,Kampala Kingdom was added on the list of the properties owned by Ruparelia group.The business and office building was officially unveiled to the public. Kampala Kingdom is a symbol of “respectable economy” hence government can not invest in beautiful roads and flyovers when private sector is not doing enough to put up quality and standard buildings that match the capital infrastructure of government.This means that beautiful buildings strongest foundation for economic development.A look at magnificent buildings shows how futuristic…

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